Cebu City is top 1 again for new COVID-19 cases

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than six months after Cebu City was the center of national attention because of the rising cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the city is once again at the top of…

Garcia: Cebu Province in ‘good’ shape amid COVID-19 rise

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia is not a bit worried that only 10 of the 50 towns and cities in the province can be considered as Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) free. The governor said…

MOD to vendors: No need to get voter’s certificate

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 01/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Market Operations Division (MOD) has asked vendors to stop flocking to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) offices of the two districts of the city to get a voter’s certificate. The…

52 recovered COVID patients released from NOAH complex

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The New Oasis for Adaptation and a Home (NOAH) complex in Cebu City reported on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, that 52 patients in the facility have recovered from the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).  The city’s…

Duterte: younger kids must stay home while virus rages

Jeanette Andrade, Leila B. Salaverria 01/26/2021

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday recalled the lowering of the age of children who may be allowed to go out in areas under modified general community quarantine, saying kids 10 to 14 years old…

Hit-and-run driver, who killed cyclist, nabbed in Talisay

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/25/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The hit-and-run driver, whose pickup truck hit and killed a cyclist in Naga City on the early morning of Jan. 24, was arrested in Talisay City in the afternoon of Jan. 25.…

Infected Mandaue city hall employees now at 6

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/25/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The number of infected Mandaue city hall employees have risen to 6 today, Jan. 25, 2020. The latest employee found positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) worked at the City Legal…

Cebu City residents told: Expect ‘stricter enforcement’ of health protocols

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Expect stricter enforcement of existing health protocols in Cebu City. Local officials and law enforcers vowed to intensify efforts in making sure minimum health standards and quarantine restrictions would be complied with as…

Open dumpsite in Carmen, Cebu closed down

Futch Anthony Inso 01/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) and the Municipal Government of Carmen town in northern Cebu locked the town’s dumpsite located at Barangay Luyang on Monday morning, January 25, 2021.…

Tugade orders 24/7 construction for Cebu BRT

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is aiming for the long-delayed Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) to be partially operational this 2021. In doing so, Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade has ordered a ‘round-the-clock’ construction…

Preps ongoing for COVID vaccine rollout in Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines–Preparations are now ongoing for the government’s coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) inoculation program here. The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7), for their part, want to do a simulation on how the rollout would…

CCPO wants old 10PM curfew back

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) wants the old schedule of curfew back. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations of CCPO, said they will be making a recommendation before Mayor…

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